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Alphacrucis College

Rev. Associate Professor Shane Clifton – PhD

Academic Faculty
Dean of Theology

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Rev. Associate Professor Shane Clifton
Dean of Theology

Shane is a member of the School of Christian Studies, and specialises in the following areas: Theology.

Biography


Shane is married to Elly, and together they are the parents of three boys, Jeremy, Jacob and Lachlan.  In addition to his roles as Chair of the Academic Board and Dean of Theology, Shane is the editor of Australasian Pentecostal Studies journal. In October 2010 Shane suffered a serious accident that left a quadriplegic. He is an occasional blogger, and has also written about some of his experiences since the accident - see http://shaneclifton.com/


Research Interests

Disability, Ecclesiology, Pentecostal Studies, Globalisation, Theology and Film

Academic Qualifications

2005

PhD (Australian Catholic University)
Dissertation Title An analysis of the developing ecclesiology of the Assemblies of God in Australia

Selected Publications

Journal Article — Published in 2014

Citation:

Grieving My Broken Body: An Autoethnographic Account of Spinal Cord Injury as an Experience of Grief. Disability and Rehabilitation, online prepublication (2014).

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Book Chapter — Published in 2014

Citation:

Free-Market Religion: a Pentecostal Approach to Economics,” in Oxford Handbook of Christianity and Economics, edited by Paul Oslington (Oxford: Oxford University press, 2014 – forthcoming)

Journal Article — Published in 2013

Citation:

Spinal-Cord Injury and the Joy of Work” (2013), Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research, (July 2013): DOI:10.1080/15017419.2013.813410.

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Journal Article — Published in 2013

Citation:

Happiness and Spinal-Cord Injury: A Journey through Traditions of Virtue to Positive Psychology,” Journal of Religion Disability and Health, Vol.17.4 (2013).

Journal Article — Published in 2012

Citation:

Ecumenism from the bottom up”, Journal of Ecumenical Studies, Vol. 47:4, (Fall 2012): 576-592. 

Book — Published in 2009

Citation:

Raising Women Leaders: Perspectives in Liberating Women in Pentecostal and Charismatic Contexts, co-edited with Jacqueline Grey, Sydney: APS, 2009.

Book Chapter — Published in 2009

Citation:

Sexism and the Demonic in Church Life and Mission” in Raising Women Leaders, edited by Shane Clifton and Jacqueline Grey (APS: Sydney, 2009): 51-70.

Book — Published in 2009

Citation:

Globalization and the Mission of the Church, co-authored with Neil Ormerod, Ecclesiological Investigations Series, T&T Clark, Nov. 2009

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Book — Published in 2009

Citation:

Pentecostal Churches in Transition: Analysing the developing ecclesiology of the Assemblies of God in Australia, Global Pentecostal & Charismatic Studies Series, Boston: Brill, June 2009

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Book Chapter — Published in 2009

Citation:

Preaching the ‘Full Gospel’ in the Context of Global Environmental Crisis”, in The Spirit Renews the Face of the Earth: Pentecostal Forays in Science and Theology of Creation, edited by Amos Yong (Eugene, Ore.: Pickwick Press, 2009).

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Book Chapter — Published in 2009

Citation:

Australian Theology,” in Global Dictionary of Theology, edited by William A. Dyrness and Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen, Downers Grove, Illinois: IVP, 2009

Journal Article — Published in 2008

Citation:

Pentecostals and Politics”, Asian Journal of Pentecostal of Pentecostal Studies, Vol. 11:1 (2008): 229-244.

Journal Article — Published in 2007

Citation:

The Spirit and Doctrinal Development: A functional analysis of the Traditional Pentecostal Doctrine of the Baptism in the Holy Spirit,” Pneuma, The Journal for the Society of Pentecostal Studies, 29 (2007):4-22.

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Journal Article — Published in 2007

Citation:

Pentecostal Ecclesiology: A Methodological Proposal for a Diverse Movement,” Journal of Pentecostal Theology, 15:2 (2007): 213-232.

Journal Article — Published in 2006

Citation:

Pragmatic Ecclesiology: The Apostolic Revolution and the Ecclesiology of the Assemblies of God in Australia,” Australasian Pentecostal Studies, 9 (2005/6):23-47.

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Journal Article — Published in 2006

Citation:

Pentecostal Hermeneutics: an Open and Creative Approach,” eOkonomia, 1 (2006): http://oikon.webjournals.org.

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